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A 3D Printer For Pills Brings The Pharmacy To Your Home

A 3D Printer For Pills Brings The Pharmacy To Your Home
Health

MIT innovation gives patients the tools to print their own medication

Jason Brick
  • 8 april 2016

MIT researchers have unveiled an on-demand pharmacy that can “print” drugs for patients in their home. The picnic-cooler-sized device takes raw materials and combines them into personalized doses of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Similar in concept to a 3D printer for items like clothing, technology and prototypes, this gadget has the potential to change how people receive and take medication.

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